DIY Baby andToddler toys to promote motor skills from http://theimaginationtree.com "Use recycled materials to create 4 homemade toys for babies and toddlers! They are simple to make, cost very little to put together and are great for promoting fine and gross motor skills, concentration, curiosity and cause and effect, amongst other benefits."
Homemade Pop Rocks - fab for cake and cookie decorating, rimming cocktail glasses and spoiling the kids! The citric acid (sounds ominous, but isn't!) is commonly found at Walmart and Target near the canning supplies. ❊
Jolly Rancher lolly pops. Place 3 candies side by side in a 200 degree oven for 5 minutes. Watch them carefully and remove when they just start to melt together. Roll the stick back and forth in each one quickly to coat (they harden quickly!). Let cool 20 minutes and enjoy!
Homemade Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup! - http://recipesheaven.com/homemade-panera-broccoli-cheese-soup - If you have been following my blog for awhile now, you know that recipes that taste good do not have to be complicated! This delicious soup that mimics the one you would find at Panera Bread is almost spot on, but at a fraction of the cost! I think fresh broccoli works best in this recipe, to get the best flavor, though you may use frozen as well! I did a mix of ched